1. Eligibility:
The 2019 Charlotte Independence Great Sweepstakes (Hereafter, referred to as “Sweepstakes”) is open to U.S. residents at least eighteen (18) years of age at time of entry. All employees, officers, directors and agents and their immediate families or any members of their households, regardless of relationship, of Sponsor or any advertising agency or other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate in the program or to win any prize. In addition, employees, officers and directors [including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related] of Queen City Soccer Club, LLC (“Club”), are not eligible to enter.

2. Sponsor and Administrator:
Great Clips, Inc. 4400 West 78 Street, Suite 700, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55435 (Sponsor) is the sole Sponsor of this Sweepstakes. Manrique Group, Inc., 333 Washington Avenue North, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (Administrator). Trademarks and trade names used are for the purposes of prize description only and remain the property of their respective owners who do not endorse Sponsor products and who are not affiliated with the Sweepstakes. Charlotte Independence logo and the USL Championship trademarks and copyrights are proprietary. All rights reserved.

3. Agreement to Official Rules:
By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

4. Sweepstakes Period:
One (1) sweepstakes winner per household. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) June 28, 2019 and ends at 11:30 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) September 27, 2019 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, misdirected, late, unsent, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by participant or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this entry, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the transmittal of any entry or the processing of any function on the participant's mobile device. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the entry; to be acting in violation of these rules; or to be acting with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods will void all such entries submitted by such methods. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to register at the actual time of the entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules.

5. How To Enter:
All entries require a promo code available in the Official Rules and from participating Great Clips salons. To enter for a chance to win, each eligible Entrant can enter one of the following two ways:(1) online or (2) mail in postcard.

  1. Free Online Entry: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit, enter the promo code “JACKS” into the code field on the website, then complete and submit the required information which includes, name, email, birthdate, gender, address, and phone number. Incomplete entries are void. One (1) entry per internet protocol (IP) address. Your participation in the Sweepstakes is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be viewed by visiting, as well as the Administrator's Privacy Policy, which can be viewed by visiting
  2. Mail a postcard including hand-written name, address, e-mail, daytime phone number and the promo code “JACKS” to: Manrique Group, Inc., 333 Washington Avenue North, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55401. Postcard entries must be received before 11:30 p.m. CST September 27, 2019.

Limit one (1) entry per eligible Entrant. Limit: One (1) entry per person regardless of method of entry. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses will disqualify the entrant. Devices, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services) will void all entries by that participant.

6. Prizes and Selection of Winner:

Twenty-four (24) Winners will be selected to receive two (2) match tickets to a Charlotte Independence Home Match. Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received. No participant is considered a Winner until he/she has completed all Winner Documents (defined below). Participants will need to enter via one of the methods above by September 27, 2019 to be eligible for a chance to win tickets for a match. Participants can only enter once during the Sweepstakes Period. Once a participant has won, he/she may not enter again.

Twenty-four (24) Prize Winners will receive:

  • Match Ticket Prize which includes
    • Two (2) Match Tickets for the Winner and a Guest to Charlotte Independence Match

Approximate Retail Value of the Prize is $20.00 per Match Ticket. The following applies to all prizes: exact seat locations to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sponsor is not responsible if game or any other scheduled event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and winner will not be reimbursed. Tickets may be subject to issuer’s standard rain-check policies and procedures. All expenses, travel and other costs not expressly stated in the package description above are the sole responsibility of winner. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. By accepting ticket prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and restrictions provided by the ticket. Sponsor is not responsible if winner does not use ticket on day of match.

Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash. No substitution of prizes is permitted. Prizes are not transferable. Winners will be selected from random drawings no later than September 30, 2019. Winners will be notified by phone or email. Winners must respond within twenty-four (24) hours of notification or the prize may be forfeited and another participant chosen. Winners must complete and submit the Winner Documents to Club. Each Winner must satisfactorily complete an affidavit of eligibility showing compliance with these rules, and each Winner and any guests accompanying winner must also sign a liability and publicity release, except where prohibited by law, allowing Sponsor and MLS entities and their designees to use participant’s name, prize information, likeness, biographical information, city and state of residence for Sweepstakes purposes in any media without further consideration. (“Winner Documents”). Failure to complete these forms may result in forfeiture of the prize. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If timing does not permit selection of an alternate winner in Sponsor’s sole discretion, then the applicable prize will not be awarded. Prize recipients are responsible for transportation to and from Sportsplex at Matthews Stadium. Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state or provincial, and local taxes and any expenses associated with any prizes. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of any prize is permitted, except by Sponsor due to prize availability and then with a prize of equal or greater value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate, or suspend this program should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or impair the administration, security or fairness of the program.

The Sponsor is not responsible for any human or technological error that may occur in the processing if the program nor are they responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, communications line failure, theft or destruction of, unauthorized access to, delay in operation, transmission, or distribution of, or alteration of, challenge locations, entries, submissions for points credit, whether caused by the sender, any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this, or otherwise.

7. Publicity Release:
Except where prohibited by law, each Entrant’s or Prize Winner’s entry in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of a Prize constitutes his or her irrevocable, sub-licensable, absolute right and permission for the Charlotte Independence to use, publish, post, or display such Entrant or Prize winner’s name, photograph, likeness of the Winner and their child, statements, biographical information, voice, city and state, address, Prize information, any quotes attributable to him or her, and/or any other indicia of persona (regardless of whether altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, or used with other material in the Sweepstakes Entities’ sole discretion) for any purpose, including but not limited to advertising, trade, promotional, and publicity purposes on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further authorization, opportunity to review, approval, notification, or compensation of any kind and each Entrant releases all Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability related thereto. Nothing contained in these Official Rules obligates the Sweepstakes Entities to make use of any of the rights granted herein and each Entrant or Prize winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use.

8. Release and Limitations of Liability:
Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, the Club, USLC Entities and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, Sweepstakes partners, prize partners, agents and agencies, and the officers, directors and employees of each of them (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to cellular networks, computers, servers, providers, printers or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of registrations and game plays; (e) late, lost, or undeliverable mail; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any prize. Participant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Participant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. If for any reason a participant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, participant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry, if it is possible. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any prize offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth herein to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

9. Dispute Resolution:
Except where prohibited, each participant and winner accepting a prize agrees that: (a) all issues and questions concerning these rules shall be governed by North Carolina law without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this program or any prize awarded shall be (i) resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (ii) filed only in the state courts situated in North Carolina, and participant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such disputes, claims or causes of action; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (d) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

10. Identification of Winners and Official Rules:
For an identification of winners or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by October 28, 2019 to: Great Clips, Inc. Attn: 2019 Charlotte Independence Sweepstakes, 4400 W. 78th Street, Suite 700, Minneapolis, MN 55435.